The successful transsphenoidal removal of pituitary microadenomas in 15 children is reported. In 2 of them precocious puberty was the presenting sign; in the remaining cases growth failure was the most prominent clinical feature, associated with pubertal failure in older children. A normalization in clinical and endocrinological status was obtained through surgery in all but 1 patient.
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health